Assistant Professor of Psychology

Position posted on: 08-15-2019

Position Summary:

The Department of Psychology at Lycoming College invites applications for a tenure-track appointment in Cognitive Neuroscience to begin July 2020.  Lycoming College offers both Psychology (BA, BS) and Neuroscience Majors and Minors.  Faculty members teach three courses a semester, with typical class sizes of 20 to 30 students.  The successful applicant will be able to teach Introductory Psychology, Research Methods, and an upper-level laboratory class in Cognitive Psychology/Neuroscience.  Additional Cognitive Neuroscience courses can be taught based on applicant preference.  The successful applicant will have clear evidence of high quality teaching skills, a commitment to liberal arts education, and the ability to establish a research program and supervise undergraduate research.  A Ph.D. in Cognitive Neuroscience is strongly preferred, but ABD’s in their final stages of completion will also be considered.


To Apply:

Applicants should send cover letter, curriculum vita, undergraduate and graduate transcripts, three letters of reference, reprints of publications, a research statement and statement of teaching philosophy, and student evaluations (if available).  Electronic submission of application materials is required in PDF format preferred.  Please reference “Assistant Professor of Psychology” in the subject line of the email. 



Review of applications will begin September 15, 2019 and continue until the position is filled.  Post-offer, pre-employment drug screen conducted. 


LYCOMING COLLEGE IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER: As a matter of policy and/or applicable laws, Lycoming College does not discriminate in admission, employment or administration of its programs or activities on the basis of religion, ancestry, political belief, veteran status or sexual orientation.